Chrysanthemum Cocktail – #FlowerCocktailHour
I had never heard of the Chrysanthemum cocktail – but with a name like that I had to investigate. It turns out it’s a century-old classic, dating back to 1916. Popular on cruise liners to Europe during prohibition, it’s a relatively simple drink a that’s light and herbal with a sweet ending.”
2 oz Dry Vermouth
1 oz Bénédictine
3 dashes Absinthe
Garnish: Orange twist
Follow these Steps:
Pour ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until cold.
Strain into a chilled coupe.
Garnish with an orange twist.
Here’s a Fun #FlowerCocktailHour- Variation – The Dandelion Cocktail
This variation on the classic Chrysanthemum cocktail uses a Yellow and Green Chartreuse combination in place of Benedictine, and subs in bitter Malört in place of the more traditional absinthe.)